South African Cultural Observatory

SACO Domain workshop - Pietermaritzburg 17 August 2017

17 AUG 2017 - 17 AUG 2017


Category: Workshop
Region: KwaZulu-Natal
Town: Pietermaritzburg
Cover Charge: Free of Charge
Contact Details: For more information contact the South African Cultural Observatory on 041 504 4930 or
Booking Details: Kindly confirm your attendance via the online registration form. Please note: Only registrations completed and confirmed via the SACO website will be permitted entry to the workshop. Should you be unable to attend the workshop, kindly inform the SACO organising committee on (041) 504 4930, prior to the event in order to allow for catering adjustments or for another delegate to take up the opportunity to attend.



Arts, culture and heritage (ACH) sector and cultural and creative industry (CCIs) practitioners and stakeholders; academics and researchers; interested parties from local, provincial and national government; arts managers, administrators, organisations and fundraisers and funders; event and festival organisers; and relevant stakeholders from civil society.

You are invited to the  South African Cultural Observatory’s (SACO) Domain Workshop.



The Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) have an increasingly important role to play in economic growth, development and employment creation. The SACO officially invites you to a domain workshop, to:

  • Share critical information;
  • Facilitate discussions and public engagement; and
  • Develop a mutual understanding of the trends and challenges shaping the ACH sectors and CCIs. 

MORE INFO:             041 504 4930/  

 Register now! Space is limited, so please register and confirm your attendance before 10 August 2017.


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Venue Name: Winston Churchill Theatre
Street Address: 2 Leinster Rd,
Pietermaritzburg, 3201

This is an official South African Cultural Observatory event.
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